Billy Payne to retire as Augusta National chairman after 11 years of substantial change that include female members and growth overseas
Payne brought women members into the exclusive Augusta National Golf Club, home of the Masters
“I needed to do something to get my mind off of racing, and it was so different,” Harvick said about golf.
A judge has ordered Green Jacket Auctions to take down some of its merchandise
Green Jacket Auctions might have to choose some new gear soon
The famed Amen Corner at the Masters could get a facelift as Augusta National is looking at expanding No. 13
In a recent deal with the Augusta Country Club, Augusta National has acquired a parcel of land on the north-west boundary of the course that could allow them to improve and lengthen certain holes on the iconic track. “It’s fair to say,...Show More Summary
Love seeing these "friends and neighbors" getting along
Roger Federer and Tiger Woods in 2006. (Getty) Augusta National, April 10, 2016. Jordan Spieth watches helplessly as his second shot on the 12th hole trickles into Rae’s Creek, his lead vanishing along with it. Beside him, a familiar...Show More Summary
Hootie Johnson, former chairman of the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., home of The Master’s Golf Tournament, died on Friday at age 86. The New York Times recognized him in an obituary by Richard Goldstein and could not resist getting in last swings at its unlikely foe. Show More Summary
Mr. Johnson’s clash with a women’s rights activist underscored how social discrimination could affect women’s professional ambitions.
Hootie Johnson, the South Carolina banker and Augusta National chairman who stubbornly stood his ground amid pressure for the club to invite female members, died Friday morning. He was 86. Augusta National announced his death and celebrated the sweeping changes to the Masters during his eight...
As chairman of the private golf club that hosts the Masters, Mr. Johnson battled changing times in the name of tradition.
The former Augusta National and Masters chairman who oversaw a tumultuous 8-year tenure
July 14 (Reuters) - Hootie Johnson, who famously rejected the idea of female members at Augusta National Golf Club during his tenure as chairman and spearheaded two overhauls of the course that hosts the Masters, has died. He was 86...
Hootie Johnson, Masters chairman who refused pressure to invite female members, dies
Warriors superstar Stephen Curry famously has played multiple rounds of golf with former president Barack Obama, and last year Golden State Coach Steve Kerr rewarded him and teammate Andre Iguodala with 18 holes at Augusta National. In August, however, the 2-handicap will put up some offseason shots that actually count at the Ellie Mae Classic, a […]
The woman accused of leaking a National Security Agency document has a bond hearing in Augusta, Georgia on Thursday. Court records say Reality Winner admitted to an FBI agent that she mailed a copy of a classified report to a news outlet. (June 8)
Does this herald a Reckoning? A criminal complaint was filed in the Southern District of Georgia today charging Reality Leigh Winner, 25, a federal contractor from Augusta, Georgia, with removing classified material from a government facility and mailing it to...